How Apple's iPad 2 Stacks Up Against Other Tablets

ipad2-comparison.png

CEO Steve Jobs came out of medical leave on Wednesday morning to make an appearance at Apple's special event to announce the release of the iPad 2. With the first iPad reaching 90 percent of tablet owners, Apple has clear control of the market. But how does the new iteration compare to the competition?

Now that we know the specs, price and release date for the iPad 2, we decided to see how the new device stacks up against not just the original iPad, but also some of its competitors.

Some of these competing devices -- like the Motorola Xoom -- are shipping. Others, like the HP TouchPad, won't be available for a few more months.

What tablet are you most excited about getting in 2011? How do you think the iPad 2 compares with the avalanche of competitors? Let us know.

Read the full story at Mashable.

Presented by

Nicholas Jackson is a former associate editor at The Atlantic.

The Blacksmith: A Short Film About Art Forged From Metal

"I'm exploiting the maximum of what you can ask a piece of metal to do."

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

Video

Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

Video

An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground

Video

The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

Video

The Rise of the Cat Tattoo

How a Brooklyn tattoo artist popularized the "cattoo"

More in Technology

Just In